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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 24 February 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 30 late overnight and to west 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog ending overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday morning.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 5 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 February 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Sunday and to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4647N 5935W to 4812N 6133W to 4922N 6022W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 24 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 24 February 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 24 February 2024

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 24 February 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southwestern Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 24 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over Southwestern Newfoundland will track
eastward across the marine district tonight and Sunday, departing to
the east of the district by Sunday evening. Strong to gale force
southerlies ahead of trough will shift to strong to gale force west
to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf,
Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half, and Southeastern Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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